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Books & Art

2021 Edition: Ports Cruising Guides: Rideau Canal and the Lower Ottawa River

Price: $57.95

2021 Rideau Canal & Lower Ottawa River PORTS Guide has returned! Purchase your copy now!

In the 2021 guide, you will find updated aerial photos, completely updated information, great new photography and a Coffee Table worthy cover.

The greatest edition to the 2021 is the FREE mobile app download. Each print guide comes with a single i0s/Android download for your tablet.

Ports Georgian Bay, the North Channel and Lake Huron, 2020

2020 Edition: PORTS Cruising Guides: Georgian Bay, The North Channel & Lake Huron

Price: $64.95

PORTS Georgian Bay, North Channel & Lake Huron all new edition – January, 2020 release!

New Mobile App Free with Every Purchase; Fully Updated Content and Editorial; New Aerials!

Ports Cruising Guide: Trent Severn Waterway

2021 Edition: PORTS Cruising Guides: Trent Severn & Lake Simcoe
Price: $57.95

Stretching 240 miles between Trenton and Port Severn, the historic Trent-Severn waterway is one of the most popular boating destinations in Canada. Our PORTS Cruising Guide to the Trent-Severn Waterway points out exactly where to find the marinas, anchorages, locks, restaurants, fuel and supplies all along the way – including Lake Simcoe. Complete GPS coordinates, a handy distance chart and aerial photos give you everything you need to plan your own Trent-Severn adventure.

In the 2021 guide, you will find updated aerial photos, completely updated information, great new photography and a Coffee Table worthy cover. The greatest addition to the 2021 is the FREE mobile app download. Each print guide comes with a single i0s/Android download for your tablet.

PORTS Cruising Guides: Lake Ontario & The Thousand Islands

2016 Edition - SOLD OUT!
**Please check your local Chandlery for remaining copies**

Explore Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River with PORTS Cruising Guide to Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands. You'll find detailed information on every port along the way, with expert advice on where to tie up, where to find supplies, where to eat and what to do when you get there. Nearly 400 pages, the PORTS Cruising Guide to Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands is jammed with aerial photos, hydrographic chart references, GPS coordinates and in-depth local knowledge - it's like having your own private tour guide aboard!

Price - $3000.00

Big Following Sea 10 3/4 x 16 1/2inches 27.3 x 41.9 centimeters signed, titled, and numbered.

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Basic Sailing and Cruising Skills

Basic Sailing and Cruising Skills

Price: $14.95

Basic Sailing and Cruising Skills is based on Rob MacLeod’s 1985 publication by the same name. This new version has full-colour photos and more detailed illustrations. Content is divided into the Knowledge you will need to learn to sail and Lessons broken down the way MacLeod has trained thousands of new sailors – start with the basics and build levels of skill.

Buy a Boat with Confidence and Save Money

Price: $59.95

The Specific Details That Save Money and Reputations...Now In A Step-By-Step Guide. "Most boaters (new and experienced) don't know how to buy a boat." Afterall, being an expert boater and an expert boat-buyer are two entirely different things.

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First Mate 101

Price: $35.95

"How-To" Wisdom for Women in Boating, First Mate 101 Has The Confidence-Building Detail You Need To Stop Worrying And Start Boating. Dozens of innovative tips on how to store everything from food, equipment, bedding, furniture to all the other comforts of home that you want to take boating.

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Buy an old boat brochure Vintage Boat Brochures

Price: $25.00

For over 40 years, the Dawsons have maintained a growing library of 1000's of boat brochures from North American boat builders, extending over 140 shelf feet. We do not have owners' manuals.

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Equipment

Seakits Expedition 500

SeaKits Expedition

Price: 1399.99

Offshore emergency damage control and repair kit. Don’t Let offshore emergencies turn into disasters. Out there, you are the emergency response team. Be prepared to save your boat. SeaKits Expedition gives you the tools to fight the battle. Each kit comes with more than two dozen emergency tools in a waterproof PelicanTM 1500 case.

 

Seakits Essentials 500

SeaKits Essentials

Price: 659.99

Coastal damage control, repair, and safety kit. Emergency repairs, first aid, and distress signaling all in one tough, highly visible kit. SeaKits Essentials is a must-have safety product that helps you protect what matters. Each kit comes with more than a dozen emergency items in a waterproof PelicanTM 1400 case.

 

SeaKits Sport 500

SeaKits Sport

Price: 379.99

Emergency repair and safety kit. When you push yourself and your equipment to the max, things can go wrong. This compact waterproof kit has the right tools, first aid, and safety equipment to deal with it. A must-have for any small watercraft. Each kit comes with ten different emergency items inside a 10-liter dry bag.

 

Winchrite ABT

WinchRite ABT by Sailology

Price $1095.00 CAD

Rotation: 50-130rpm via variable speed technology in both directions allowing for two speed winch rotations. Winch cog contains unique drive to prevent failure in both rotation directions. Cog will not unthread or snap the retaining screw.                                                                                                                                                      

 

Solar Powered SailTimer Wind Instrument RB

Price $749.99 CAD

Includes:  Wind Instrument, quick-start instructions, marine-grade stainless steel 9″ (23 cm) Mounting Rod, four 3/4-inch #8 stainless steel screws, and four pairs of stainless #8 machine screws (3/4-inch) & lock nuts.  Replaceable lithium battery in the nose cone comes with a full charge so you can start using it right away.

Rayplex Gel Kits

Rayplex makes gel coat repair and colour matching easy.

Minor gel coat repairs are easy to get professional results.

Available in white, black-gray-white, red and clear (for metal flake) in various sizes and colours.

Rayplex gelcoat can be used for repairs above and below the waterline.

Anchor Suit

Price Range: $180.00 - 380.00

Constructed With All Marine Grade Components:  5 mil Neoprene, YKK Zippers, Canvas Reinforced Interior, Webbing Handle Reinforced With Grommets,  Finished Ends.

Keep Your Anchor Gear In A Visually Pleasing, Neatly Assembled, And Readily Deployable State.

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Apparel

Price: $45.00

This innovative design can be carried over your shoulder or as a backpack.  Each bag has a rope handle that can be cinched closed as well as an inside zippered pocket.

Approximately 47 cm high x 24 cm diameter

   

Price: $55.00

Unlined round bags with a series of various sized pockets on both the inside and the outside. Some designs use Mylar or other laminates for the pockets. These bags have reinforced bottoms and are ideal for multiple uses such as tool bags or to hold your toiletries and towels when visiting a marina's facilities.

Approximately 33 cm high x 28 cm diameter

 

Price: $65.00

the standard tote bag is made from Dacron or laminated sailcloth (depending on availability), with an inside and an outside pocket.  While the bags are predominantly white, stripes, numbers, and other insignias may be incorporated into the design based on the original sail markings. Handles may be made with sailcloth, lines, or webbing.

Approximately 38 cm high x 34 cm wide x 21 cm deep

 

Price: $75.00

A traditional round duffel bag with two handles and a zippered top.  Made with either Dacron or laminate sailcloth (depending on availability).  There is one outside pocket, and the handles may be made with sailcloth, lines, or webbing. It's an ideal size for taking your life jacket, gloves, boat shoes, etc. with you to go sailing after work.

approximately 55 cm long x 31 cm diameter

Canvas Classic Tote with Navy Trim

Price: $30.00

This 20"W x 15"H x 9"D classic tote is made from biodegradable premium 16 oz. cotton canvas and is attractively trimmed with navy. It features double layered reinforced bottom and wrap around handles including an inside zippered pocket for keys, glasses or change.



  Navy twill cap

Navy Cap

Price: $15.00

This Navy, Low Fit Heavyweight Brushed Cotton Mid profile Cap features a pre-curved peak and a matching adjustable back strap with tuck-in-tunnel.



Classic CY Store Apparel

 

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Products available include T-Shirts, Golf Shirts, Pique Polos and Techno-Lite Jackets, in both Ladies and Mens Sizes.

 

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When we arranged to interview the designer and manufacturer to write a profile of the X Shore Eelex 8000 for the June 2021 issue of Canadian Yachting magazine, it was on the understanding that we always prefer to actually drive and experience the boats we write about, and we were especially keen to drive the X Shore when BCI Marine here in Canada, got their first boat from Sweden.

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I often hear boaters express their displeasure about an experience where a marine surveyor “condemned” a boat, or the surveyor was viewed as unreasonable in relation to their recommendations. As a result, surveyors known to be less thorough and less detailed in their work tend to be favoured by boaters, especially for insurance surveys. 

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